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New York Times, Thursday, April 4, 2002

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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TOP
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RIGHT
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H
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 19,140 )
Across
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School of whales : GAM
4
Plowed layer : TOPSOIL
9
English of a sort : TOPSPIN
14
Ivy Leaguer : ELI
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Controvert : BELIE
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Replay speed : SLOMO
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Kind of garden : TEA
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Cause winter isolation : ICEIN
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Council Bluffs resident : IOWAN
20
Have a taste of : SAMPLE
22
See 3-Down : DADE
24
Ted Williams was one : LEFTFIELDER
27
Governmental guarantee : LEGALRIGHT
31
It doesn't hold water : SIEVE
32
Delaware and Missouri : TRIBES
33
Encourage : EGGON
36
This, in Toledo : ESTO
38
Response to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
39
Over there : YON
40
Pink and lacy, perhaps : GIRLISH
43
Egg carton abbr. : DOZ
44
Bibliographic abbr. : ETAL
46
Country that changed its name in 1939 : SIAM
47
Peace goddess : IRENE
49
Attack from above : STRAFE
51
Irascible : TESTY
53
Didn't heal well : LEFTASCAR
54
Reactionaries, politically : EXTREMERIGHT
58
1997 Fonda role : ULEE
60
Spanish-speaking Muppet on "Sesame Street" : ROSITA
61
Composer Saint-___ : SAENS
64
"The speech of angels": Carlyle : MUSIC
67
"It's the ___!" : LAW
68
Forelimb bones : ULNAE
69
How contracts are signed : ININK
70
Emissions-regulating org. : EPA
71
Like some 70's trousers : BELLBOTTOM
72
"Harry Potter" character Neville ___ : LONGBOTTOM
73
Marina del ___ : REY
Down
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Is stranded : GETSLEFT
2
Shake like ___ : ALEAF
3
With 22-Across, a Florida county : MIAMI
4
Star's demand : TOPBILLING
5
Break away : SECEDE
6
Corrida cry : OLE
7
Jr.'s namesake : III
8
Extend credit : LEND
9
Deck shoe : TOPSIDER
10
Potable in a fizz : SLOEGIN
11
Sound of impact : POW
12
"___ ramblin' wreck ..." : IMA
13
Oui's opposite : NON
21
Change in Cuba : PESO
23
Chorus section : ALTOS
25
"If ___ Would Leave You" : EVERI
26
Move on the schedule : RESLATE
28
Quarters : ABODE
29
Pretend : LETON
30
Set at the proper level, as a work force : RIGHTSIZE
33
"Look west," to a drill sergeant : EYESLEFT
34
Spike Lee's "She's ___ Have It" : GOTTA
35
Growls : GNARS
37
Bulova rival : TIMEX
41
Grenoble's river : ISERE
42
Drop as low as possible : HITROCKBOTTOM
45
Having small gaps : LACUNAL
48
Dark loaves : RYES
50
Feature of a smuggler's suitcase : FALSEBOTTOM
52
Kind of bikini : STRING
55
Bannister, e.g. : MILER
56
Military camping spot : ETAPE
57
Pronto : RIGHTAWAY
59
Expressionist Nolde : EMIL
61
Grinder : SUB
62
Pilsener kin : ALE
63
Blow-up: Abbr. : ENL
65
Game with Skip and Reverse cards : UNO
66
Confession topic : SIN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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